North Upwind Sails
Premium Paneled Sails... unmatched combination of design, durability and performance
North Sails Performance Series Upwind Sails
Crosscut Premium Paneled
Polyester

Performance options available
Radial Warp-oriented Radian
woven Polyester

Performance options available
NorLam Radial Polyester or Polyester/Aramid laminates
Performance options available
NorLam Radial Polyester or Dyneema/Carbon laminates
Performance options available
 
3DL thermo-molded sails... superior shapeholding and speed
Aramid or aramid/carbon yarn
with North TF2 taffeta films on both sides
Black aramid yarn with
lightweight films

Performance Films available
Carbon/Black Aramid yarn
with lightweight films

Performance Films available
100% Carbon yarn with clear,
lightweight films

Performance Films available

3Di thermo-molded composite foil sails... ultimate upwind performance
NEW STYLE!
Aramid/Dyneema
composite foil
Aramid/Dyneema
composite foil
NEW STYLE!
Carbon/Aramid/Dyneema
composite foil
Carbon/Aramid/Dyneema
composite foil
Carbon/Dyneema
composite foil
 
 
NORTH UPWIND SAIL CODING
000 ◄ 1st digit in sail code = primary fiber (or composite core in 3Di) 000 ◄ 2nd digit in code = secondary fiber (or composite skin in 3Di)
1 = Fill-oriented woven poly 3 = Polyester laminate 5 = Paneled Aramid/Technora
7 = Dyneema* filament tape
9 = Ultra-carbon
2 = Warp-oriented woven poly 4 = Woven Dyneema* laminate
6 = Aramid 8 = Carbon

Lower digit = LOWER MODULUS (more flexible/durable) Higher Digit = HIGHER MODULUS (better shapeholding / upwind speed)
 * Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, produced under the trademark Dyneema® or Spectra®